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FREDI GONZALEZ RUMORS

Atlanta Braves Manager Fredi Gonzalez Has Concrete Block Smashed on Chest

When you are the coach or manager of a team you have to do whatever you can in order to motivate your team. If that means you give a rousing speech prior to game time or practice you do it. If that means you turn up the music in the locker room you do it. If that means you place a concrete block on your chest while someone swings a sledge hammer at it you do it.Right Fredi Gonzalez...
Via FatManWriting
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Braves Manager Fredi Gonzalez Had Brick Broken On His Chest To Motivate Team

Coaches are always looking for ways to get a leg-up on their competition and Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez may have figured out a sure fire way. If hiring motivational speaker Donnie Moore to talk to his team wasn’t enough, surely having Moore break a cinder block on his chest with a giant sledge hammer […]
Via Gamedayr
March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Fredi Gonzalez had a cement block smashed on his chest

Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez might be feeling the heat a little bit. Last week, he was ejected from a Braves-Yankees Spring Training game in the first inning for arguing a call on Shelby Miller’s first pitch of the game. This weekend, he wanted to “promote trust” with his team, and brought in a motivational speaker name Donnie Moore to smash a cement block on his chest. Yes...
Via The Outside Corner
March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Motivational speaker Donnie Moore breaks a brick over Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez's chest (VIDEO)

Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez thought it would be a good idea to jack things up during spring training by bringing in a motivational speaker. So, on an idea from outfielder Jonny Gomes, Gonzalez hired strongman Donnie Moore to pump up the team and ended up having a cement block broken on his chest in the ultimate trust exercise. Here's the heart-pounding (1:27) video...
Via The Other Paper
March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Braves’ Fredi Gonzalez Ejected In First Inning Of Spring Training Game (Video)

Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez doesn’t need anymore spring training; he looks like he’s already in midseason form. The Atlanta skipper channeled his predecessor — the short-tempered Bobby Cox — on Thursday night when he was ejected after the first pitch in the bottom of the first inning of a spring training game against the New York Yankees. Gonzalez apparently wasn’t...
Via NESN.com
March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Fredi Gonzalez ejected in first inning of spring training game (Video)

Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez was ejected from Thursday's spring training game against the New York Yankees after arguing the first pitch in the bottom of the first inning.The pitch from Braves pitcher Shelby Miller to Yankees batter Jacoby Ellsbury called a ball by home plate umpire Dan Iassogna, who apparently thought it was low. Gonzalez didn't agree, as he felt Yankees...
Via Holdout Sports
March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Fredi Gonzalez is safe while others are not so lucky

The Atlanta Braves announced on Friday that manager Fredi Gonzalez will return in 2015 for his fifth season with the team, while some of his coaching counterparts on the staff were not so lucky. Gonzalez will get at least one more go-around with the Braves Out is assistant hitting coach Scott Fletcher, who shared the same fate of hitting coach Greg Walker, who resigned earlier this...
Via isportsweb.com
October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

What’s next for the Braves?

Fredi Gonzalez Braves – Photo Credit – LWYang All season, we have known how bad the Texas Rangers have been. We also know that they have an excuse — injuries has killed that team and since they have been good the past couple of years, they kind of get a mulligan, though it might be unfair. So what exactly is the Atlanta Braves (75-75) excuse for getting swept by a Rangers ...
Via Hot Stove MLB
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Should the Atlanta Braves axe Fredi Gonzalez?

As the days in the 2014 regular season dwindle down, the Atlanta Braves find themselves fighting to stay alive in the tight NL Wild Card race. The situation is still unsettled after Saturday, as Atlanta remains 5.5 games behind the Washington Nationals in the NL East and tied with the Milwaukee Brewers for the final playoff spot. The team’s recent struggles, which includes being...
Via isportsweb.com
September 06, 2014  |  1 Comment

Braves extend contracts of GM Wren, manager Gonzalez

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- After announcing long-term extensions for multiple Atlanta Braves players over the past few weeks, the organization set its sights on management. The contracts of general manager Frank Wren and manager Fredi Gonzalez were recently extended, the team announced Wednesday morning. Braves president John Schuerholz declined to reveal the terms of the deals,...
Via Fox Sports South
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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